文学 TPO4-L2 Emerson’s Self-reliance

TPO4-L2

Emerson’s Self-reliance

Listen to part of a lecture in a literature class.

 


 

 

  1. What is the main purpose of the lecture?
  • A. To point out similarities in Emerson’s essays and poems.
  • B. To prepare the students to read an essay by Emerson.
  • C. To compare Emerson’s concept of universal truth to that of other authors.
  • D. To show the influence of early United States society on Emerson’s writing.

 

  1. On what basis did Emerson criticize the people of his time?
  • A. They refused to recognize universal truths.
  • B. They did not recognize the genius of certain authors.
  • C. Their convictions were not well-defined.
  • D. They were too interested in conformity.

 

  1. What does Emerson say about the past?
  • A. It should guide a person’s present actions.
  • B. It must be examined closely.
  • C. It is less important than the future.
  • D. It lacks both clarity and universal truth.

 

  1. What point does the professor make when he mentions a ship’s path?
  • A. It is easy for people to lose sight of their true path.
  • B. Most people are not capable of deciding which path is best for them.
  • C. The path a person takes can only be seen clearly after the destination has been reached.
  • D. A person should establish a goal before deciding which path to take.

 

  1. What does the professor imply about himself when he recounts some life experiences he had before becoming a literature professor?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. He did not consider the consequences of his decisions.
  • B. He did not plan to become a literature professor.
  • C. He has always tried to act consistently.
  • D. He has trusted in himself and his decisions.

 

  1. Why does the professor say this?🎧

 

  • A. To suggest that United States citizens have not changed much over time.
  • B. To encourage the class to find more information about this time period.
  • C. To explain why Emerson’s essay has lost some relevance.
  • D. To provide background for the concept he is explaining.


答案:
B D C C BD D

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